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DAVIS: You know, there's two ways to look at it. What is Obamacare and why do Republicans want to overturn it? If this bill becomes law, it would magnify weaknesses in Obamacare and leave millions of individuals and families worse off. The failed vote is the end of the road for the healthcare debate in the Senate that's been going on since Tuesday. "If Mitch McConnell can not get the job done on this, how is he going to get the job done on the rest of President Trump's agenda over the ...
  • Safety at the Indiana State Fair

    Safety at the Indiana State Fair

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    Those taken to area hospitals after the OH accident ranged in age from 14 to 42, authorities said. Elliott's insurance company requires the rides pass a second yearly inspections. Wilson County Promotions president Randall Clemons said the Wilson County Fair would continue to use Amusements of America. The ride had passed an inspection this week, according to state records.
  • Moments From GOP's Failed Healthcare Vote

    Moments From GOP's Failed Healthcare Vote

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    Amendments that are carefully crafted and fit within the rules can pass on a simple majority vote. His timely return gave the Republicans the votes they needed, albeit by the narrowest of margins, to advance the Obamacare repeal and replace efforts.
  • What Does The Health Care Vote Failure Mean For Millennial Women?

    What Does The Health Care Vote Failure Mean For Millennial Women?

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    Majority Leader Mitch McConnell stood stone-faced, his arms crossed. President Donald Trump, who has a turbulent history with McCain, praised him as an "American hero" for coming back to vote. "We're in the twilight zone of legislating", Democratic Sen. The roll was called, and Collins and Murkowski both voted no. America's Essential Hospitals, a group representing safety-net hospitals, said in a statement it strongly opposed all the Republican plans and feared the big cuts in Medicaid, ...
  • Trump Ousts Chief of Staff Priebus, Installs Ret. Gen. Kelly

    Trump Ousts Chief of Staff Priebus, Installs Ret. Gen. Kelly

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    She also said the conversation between Priebus and the president began "about two weeks ago". Kelly, 67, has a reputation for straight talk and will need to bring all of his toughness and organizational talent to bear in his new job as he seeks to right a White House which has frequently given the appearance of being in disarray.
  • Baby Charlie Gard has died at 11-months-old

    Baby Charlie Gard has died at 11-months-old

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    Charlie suffers from mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome, a rare degenerative condition which has left him with irreversible brain damage and a loss of motor skills. Charlie's parents returned to the High Court on July 10 to call for a fresh analysis - but on July 24, his parents made the decision to withdraw the case.
  • Why John McCain voted against 'skinny' repeal of ObamaCare

    Why John McCain voted against 'skinny' repeal of ObamaCare

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    The "skinny repeal" bill, as it became known at the Capitol this week, would still have had broad effects on health care. That made McCain the swing vote; if Republicans wanted this to pass, they needed 50 votes, plus a tiebreaker from Vice President Mike Pence .
  • Trump encourages police brutality in speech to cops

    Trump encourages police brutality in speech to cops

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    Trump boasted that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers are tougher than the criminal gangs, and at one point he encouraged police to be rougher with suspects who are apprehended, suggesting. Immigration and civil rights lawyers, though, said a crackdown in some Suffolk County schools has gone too far. "It's absolutely devastating. And nearly all of these killings have occurred in my district, within 20 minutes of my home", he said.
  • Everything lining up right for next month's total solar eclipse

    Everything lining up right for next month's total solar eclipse

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    Park St. The South Carolina State Museum has already sold out of tickets for its event that will include an appearance by Apollo 16 astronaut and South Carolina native Charles Duke. However, a total solar eclipse occurring in your location is a rare occurrence. Kramer estimates about 80% of the sun will be out of view. Users can then see what others around the country are experiencing during the eclipse.
  • Sen. Schumer says Dems are open to single-payer health care

    Sen. Schumer says Dems are open to single-payer health care

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    It's called " A Better Deal " and House and Senate Democratic leaders are rolling it out Monday afternoon in Berryville , Virginia. On jobs in particular, the new agenda borrows heavily from the Trump campaign playbook of attacking "special interests" and "elites".
  • Senate Votes to Proceed with ACA Repeal

    Senate Votes to Proceed with ACA Repeal

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    As of this writing, the Better Care Reconciliation Act has failed to achieve a majority of votes. The razor-thin vote Tuesday was a victory for McConnell in that it did not appear a few days ago he had sufficient votes to open debate on Republican plans to repeal and replace Obamacare .
  • Israel under pressure over holy site, shooting at Israeli embassy in Amman

    Israel under pressure over holy site, shooting at Israeli embassy in Amman

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    The Israeli security guard who was attacked by a terrorist and shot two people in defense in Jordan is to be questioned by Israeli police. "The security official, who was slightly wounded, defended himself". Yosef Solomon, 70, and his son, Elad, and daughter, Chaya, died in the attack. The incident comes in synchronization with escalations in the West Bank and occupied Jerusalem , after Israel installed electric gates around the Al-Aqsa mosque , where two Israeli policemen were ...
  • No changes yet to US military transgender policy: Joint Chiefs

    No changes yet to US military transgender policy: Joint Chiefs

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    The implication of the pronouncement was that those now in uniform would be forced to leave. Trump largely sidestepped the issue before the election, vowing instead to defend LGBTQ rights. Wondering whether maybe, just maybe, they are a burden. As for "disruption", the term is so vague that it would be difficult to substantiate. "The President wants to discard thousands of trained and skilled troops who are already serving honorably and done nothing but be honest about who they are".
  • US Senate rejects partial Obamacare repeal

    US Senate rejects partial Obamacare repeal

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    In a major blow to US President Donald Trump , the Senate rejected an attempt to repeal Obamacare by a 51-49 vote. The president has demanded at various times that Obamacare should be allowed to collapse on its own, that it should be repealed without replacement, and that it should be repealed and replaced.
  • North Korea fires another ballistic missile

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    The sanctions come after the Pentagon report claiming that the North would be able to fire a nuclear missile at the USA next year. Still, a launch had been anticipated. "We basically dared them to do this". Intelligence agencies said this week they expect Kim to have a successful ICBM that's able to reach most of the U.S.
  • Pakistan PM Sharif resigns after court disqualifies him from office

    Pakistan PM Sharif resigns after court disqualifies him from office

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    It is the second time in Pakistan's 70-year history that the Supreme Court has disqualified a sitting prime minister. The Supreme Court dismissed him over corruption charges. Attorney General Ashtar Ausaf, the government lawyer, told reporters that the court has disqualified Sharif forever. In a brief statement, Sharif's office said Sharif resigned after learning the Supreme Court disqualified him.
  • Bihar CM Nitish Kumar to seek trust vote at 11 am today

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    He was referring to the Prime Minister's tweet immediately after Nitish Kumar's declaration that he had resigned from the Mahagthbandhan government . Dixit claims that the verdict in Bihar, which propelled the Grand Alliance to victory, was a vote against the BJP. So, RJD and JD (U) suddenly cobbled an alliance with the Congress and swept the election winning 178 out of 243 seats.
  • Samsung Lets Down Fans With Note 8 Design

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    Samsung pulled in 61 trillion won ($54.8 billion) in revenue and 14 trillion won ($12.6 billion) in profit for the three months ending June 31. The Semiconductor businesses posted 8.03 trillion won in operating profits on consolidated revenue of 17.58 trillion won for the quarter.
  • One killed, five in critical condition after carnival ride tosses passengers

    One killed, five in critical condition after carnival ride tosses passengers

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    An Ohio State Fair ride that broke apart killing one and seriously injuring several others is no stranger to the Nebraska State Fair and finds officials here looking at tighter safeguards. North American Midway Entertainment is closing the ride until the Fire Ball manufacturer determines the cause of the OH ride's failure, according to a media release sent Thursday from the Saskatoon Exhibition and Prairieland Park.
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    If the Note Series' release pattern is to be referred to, then September will be the month where Samsung brings out the Note 8 . In addition, the National Assembly is discussing issues such as the separated election of directors and auditors, and the introduction of a concentrated voting system.
  • Cold Front Moves In Thursday Evening, Scattered Showers And Storms Possible

    Cold Front Moves In Thursday Evening, Scattered Showers And Storms Possible

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    Better chances for showers and storms on Friday . Scattered t-storms are likely Thursday afternoon. There will be a couple of 90s inland. North Alabama could get isolated severe storms on Thursday . A weak cold front may bring decent chances for showers Sunday and Monday . Savannah, Ga. (WJCL)- It's looking rather wet today with an upper level low pressure system tracking across the area today .
  • Driver 'surprised' to find people inside truck — The Latest

    Driver 'surprised' to find people inside truck — The Latest

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    The Texas Catholic Conference said the bishops of Texas joined Archbishop Garcia-Siller in offering their sincerest condolences to the families of the migrants. Ten people , all adult men, died, and 29 people were being treated at hospitals, officials said. His probation in that case was transferred to Florida.
  • Facebook Flush With Advertising Money

    Facebook Flush With Advertising Money

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    Facebook on Thursday released its financials for the second quarter of the year, revealing that the company managed to generate a historic revenue figure - $9.32 billion - in the three-month period ending June 30. Still, most signs point toward Facebook being unable to keep up the pace of revenue growth it's set over the last few years. Instagram, another of Facebook's platforms, is estimated to bring in $3.92 billion in global revenue in 2017, a 106% jump over the year before.
  • Graham says Trump is showing weakness in unilateral public spat with Sessions

    Graham says Trump is showing weakness in unilateral public spat with Sessions

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    Sessions had endorsed Trump at an Alabama rally. One adviser who speaks regularly to Trump told Politico: "He wants to fire him but he doesn't want the confrontation". Mr Trump's current strategy carries high risks for the president. The FBI has defended McCabe, saying he did not have conflicts of interests. Wray is waiting to be confirmed by the U.S.
  • Ensure affordable, quality health care for all

    Ensure affordable, quality health care for all

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    These are staggering numbers. She says that, so far, every version of the bill "has actually been very consistent when it comes to issues of women's health."Because she believes these bills have "been consistently bad", she's not optimistic about the fact the Senate voted to open debate on the matter".
  • Israeli security Cabinet meets to review policy at shrine

    Israeli security Cabinet meets to review policy at shrine

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    Jason Greenblatt's visit comes after more than a week of tensions over the Haram al-Sharif mosque compound, known to Jews as the Temple Mount and central to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The prime minister's spokesman, David Keys, said there was no connection between the decision to remove the metal detectors and Jordan allowing the Israeli embassy security guard who killed two Jordanians to return to Israel.
  • Nitish Kumar's government still under dicey situation

    Nitish Kumar's government still under dicey situation

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    The break-up in the grand alliance was waiting to happen with the mounting tension between JD (U ) and the RJD over the corruption case against Lalu's son Tejashwi Yadav . Mr Kumar's regional Janata Dal (United) party and BJP have enough seats to secure a narrow majority in the state legislature, although Mr Yadav's Rashtriya Janata Dal is the largest party.
  • Nintendo announces updated 3DS and Switch release schedules

    Nintendo announces updated 3DS and Switch release schedules

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    Mario Kart 8 Deluxe doesn't sit too far behind on sales despite launching nearly two months after the Switch's debut, with 3.54 million copies having flown off the shelves. The Wii U , which never managed to find a large audience, sold 3.45 million units while the 3DS sold 4.32 million units. The biggest hurdle they had to overcome was the iPhone 8 using up a lot of the NAND chips that were also required for manufacturing the Nintendo Switch , as reported by 9to5 Mac .
  • Trump asserts all agree he has 'complete power' to pardon

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    He must take to heart the words he released back in May: "As I have stated many times, a thorough investigation will confirm what we already know - there was no collusion between my campaign and any foreign entity. When Trump ran for president and won with an assist from the Kremlin, the bills came due and that is what he is really sweating. Bayrock operated two floors below the Trump Organization in Trump Tower and developed the Trump Soho hotel and other projects with ...
  • Macron the Mediator: French President Trying to Broker Peace in Libya

    Macron the Mediator: French President Trying to Broker Peace in Libya

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    Analysts have said that some of the very militias that support Serraj and help him hold on to power in western Libya also profit from trafficking, complicating chances for the success of anti-trafficking patrols. Sharing the international spotlight with Macron, elected less than three months ago, could boost the resolve of the Libyan rivals to seek a way out of their impasse.
  • Twitter lost 2 million users in the U.S. last quarter

    Twitter lost 2 million users in the U.S. last quarter

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    Twitter said it averaged 328 million monthly users during the quarter that ended June 30, which was 5 percent higher than the same period a year ago. We also delivered better-than-expected adjusted EBITDA margins in Q2, despite the year- over-year decline in revenue . After Twitter 2Q 2017 earnings were reported, the company's stock plummeted in premarket trades, falling by as much as 9.64% to $17.72 per share.
  • Venezuela: 48-Hour Strike Begins

    Venezuela: 48-Hour Strike Begins

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    A 48-hour general strike is now under way in Venezuela , in protest at the planned vote. "Given that Maduro doesn't want to budge, unfortunately all we can do is come back here", he said . "On Sunday, everyone go out into the street, to vote for peace, to vote for the constituent assembly". "Congratulations for these imperialist sanctions", he said, before handing out the symbolic swords.
  • White House won't say fate of transgender troops

    White House won't say fate of transgender troops

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    Reporters were seeking specifics on the policy that Trump announced via Twitter Wednesday morning. Nope, none of the above! In a press briefing Wednesday, newly appointed White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders continuously avoided reporter's questions regarding the next step in the process of removing now active transgender military personnel from duty.
  • French firefighters tame wildfires on Mediterranean coast

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    Resort areas along the French Riviera , most notably Saint-Tropez, were in the fire's path, resulting in the evacuation of tourists and residents. The town of Biguglia, on Corsica's northeast coast, was evacuated . Beach-goers in Saint-Tropez watched as fires continued to engulf the forest in nearby La Croix-Valmer. Emergency services in Portugal are getting no respite from wildfires that are charring wide areas of forest - and the huge billowing clouds of smoke they are generating are ...
  • Israel working to bring home embassy guard from Jordan

    Israel working to bring home embassy guard from Jordan

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    Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Tuesday morning 2 Av, in Jerusalem , met with Israeli Ambassador to Jordan, Einat Schlein, and with the security agent who was injured in the attack . Israel thanked Jordan for its "close cooperation" over the last 24 hours. Mohammed Jawawdeh, 17, was killed on Sunday after he assaulted the guard with a screwdriver at the embassy compound, according to Israeli officials.
  • Jose Mourinho drops another hint on new United deal for Zlatan Ibrahimovic

    Jose Mourinho drops another hint on new United deal for Zlatan Ibrahimovic

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    The former Sweden international is not expected to play again this year and was not offered a new deal by United when his one-year contract expired at the end of June. If only PSG had hurried up and signed him already! "That's not ethical, that's not correct". That's possible in football, but the parts are amazing.
  • Trump blasts Murkowski for vote against health bill

    Trump blasts Murkowski for vote against health bill

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    He also thanked McCain, who he called a "very courageous man". "Look, he wants to remain a senator, doesn't he?" said Trump , who added that the people of Nevada would "appreciate" if Heller supported repeal legislation. "That's a position that even Democrats have found hard to defend". With two of the senate's 52 Republicans voting against the Bill, Mr McCain's presence ensured senate majority leader Mitch McConnell got his motion over the line, with vice-president Mike Pence casting ...
  • My 2 Cents: President Bars Transgender People From Military

    My 2 Cents: President Bars Transgender People From Military

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    A number of other Republicans broke with Trump on the issue. "There are 15,000 patriotic transgender Americans in the United States military fighting for all of us". "I am sorry your "commander in chief" doesn't value it", she further posted . But for Peace, and probably many others already in the military, she doesn't want to do anything else but serve and defend the country as a US soldier.
  • Britain To Ban Fuel-Powered Vehicles in 2040

    Britain To Ban Fuel-Powered Vehicles in 2040

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    The Committee on Climate Change said it welcomed the news, even if it was later than the 2035 deadline it would have liked to have seen. He said: "The UK government's ambition for all new cars and vans to be zero emission by 2040 is already known".